Cheese, Sage and Onion Pithivier

Image of cooked pithivier

I was going to start by saying this is an hommage to Fromage Homage, but then I got bogged down in the etymological differences between homage and hommage and whether you pronounce it hommidge or om-ahj, so let me just say this post was inspired by FH, who has just made rather delicious-looking cheese pasties with elephant garlic and sorrel.

With neither giant garlic nor sorrel to hand, I made a different filling, then thought it would be excellent as the stuffing for a pithivier. Continue reading

Luscious Pork Chops

If you’re on a diet, read no further. Squeeze your eyes tight shut, grope blindly for the off button and visit the fridge to feast on a nice plate of mixed salad leaves (no dressing).

If on the other hand you’re in the mood for a rich and wintery dish of chops with wine and cheese, peppercorns, sage and mustard, you’ve come to the right place. Continue reading